Village Aid Blog

Stories and updates from our fantastic fundraisers, our activities out and about across the Peak District, and the communities in which we work across rural Africa.

Village Aid Christmas Bazaar

Village Aid Christmas Bazaar

  Village Aid Christmas Bazaar Bakewell Town Hall Monday 18th December 2017 10-4pm This year, Village Aid, the Peak District’s international development charity, are hosting a Christmas Bazaar…

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Meet Sawadatou

Meet Sawadatou

Sawadatou is a refugee who fled from conflict in the Central African Republic and sought refuge in the Casamance region of Senegal. Her journey to Senegal was a treacherous one, which sadly…

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Rock & Roll Night!

Rock & Roll Night!

Village Aid are excited to invite you to our night of… Rock & Roll  with 50’s and 60’s band ‘The Rapids’ When: Friday 1st December 2017 Time: Doors at 7pm Where:…

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My volunteer journey

My volunteer journey

Amy reflects on the three weeks she spent with Village Aid in July 2017 as a Fundraising & Communications Volunteer As a Geography student at The University of Sheffield, international…

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World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on July 15th 2017. Village Aid intern Amy Paterson reflects on the prominence of this day and how Village Aid is working to promote youth education and…

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My week with Village Aid

My week with Village Aid

Iona joined us for a week- long placement in March 2017. Read about her time working as a Fundraising and Communications Assistant with the team here in Bakewell. If you are interested in becoming…

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